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Letters to the Editor -- April 12, 2007


Jorgensen seeks second term 

Jim Jorgensen, district 3 commissioner for the Port ofBellingham, announced Thursday, April 12 that he will seeka second term. Jim is a retired science...

Blaineclub hires new director

Karin Schulhauser’s favorite partof her job is listening to the perspectives of the morethan 100 Blaine youth who visit her office daily.

Propertytaxes: Who to blame and what to do?

Ireceive angry comments from residents everyday regardingproperty taxes. I am as angry as any other homeowner.My property taxes almost doubled. But taxpayers...

RetiredBlaine scientist creates backyard bird oasis

Ifyou’re thinking about what kinds of shrubs andtrees to plant in your garden, one of the best guidelinesis to use plants that attract birds. Such...

Graduationprospects a source of anxiety, worry

As a senior at Blaine high schoolabout to graduate, I get more anxious with every week thatpasses. But now is the time where everyone around me isplanning...

Farmers’ marketback in business

Terry’s Farmers’ Marketis back in business and owners Terry and Sharon Smith saidthey have big plans for the year ahead.

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Blainecouple sue feds over wall removal order

Herb and Shirley Leu of Blaine filed a lawsuit lastweek in U.S. District court in Seattle to keep the International BoundaryCommission (IBC) from demolishing...

Citymoves ahead with airport closure

Thecity of Blaine will begin the process of closingits airport by notifying state and federal agenciesby the end of next year, according to a draft closureplan...

Vandalismprompts city to close Blaine Skate Park

Aftermounting problems with vandalism and maintenanceissues, the city of Blaine has closed the BlaineSkate Park, city manager Gary Tomsic said.

Marinproject at Semiahmoo raises the bar

RobWalker and Andy Shaw, working as Shaw and Walker Developers,bought a three-acre piece of waterfront property nextto the Semiahmoo Resort’s main...


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Sports -- April 12, 2007


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